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Juno Beach, Florida

Juno Beach, Florida
Town
Location of Juno Beach in Palm Beach County, Florida
Location of Juno Beach in Palm Beach County, Florida
Coordinates:
Country  United States
State  Florida
County  Palm Beach
Area
 • Total 1.9 sq mi (4.8 km2)
 • Land 1.4 sq mi (3.6 km2)
 • Water 0.5 sq mi (1.2 km2)
Elevation 23 ft (7 m)
Population (2000)
 • Total 3,262
 • Density 2,339.2/sq mi (903.2/km2)
Time zone Eastern (EST) (UTC-5)
 • Summer (DST) EDT (UTC-4)
ZIP code 33408
Area code(s) 561
FIPS code 12-35850[1]
GNIS feature ID 0284999[2]

Juno Beach is a town in Palm Beach County, Florida, United States. The population was 3,262 at the 2000 census. As of 2004, the population recorded by the U.S. Census Bureau is 3,391.[3] Juno Beach is home to the headquarters of Florida Power & Light. It was also the original county seat for the area that was then known as Dade County, Florida.

Contents

  • History 1
  • Geography 2
  • Demographics 3
  • Places of interest 4
  • References 5
  • External links 6

History

Juno Beach was platted in 1948.[4] The town was named after Juno, the ancient Roman goddess.[5]

Geography

Juno Beach is located at (26.873404, -80.054063).[6]

According to the United States Census Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.9 square miles (4.9 km2). 1.4 square miles (3.6 km2) of it is land and 0.5 square miles (1.3 km2) of it (25.13%) is water.

Demographics

As of the census[1] of 2000, there were 3,262 people, 1,791 households, and 929 families residing in the town. The population density was 2,339.2 inhabitants per square mile (906.1/km²). There were 2,603 housing units at an average density of 1,866.6 per square mile (723.0/km²). The racial makeup of the town was 97.82% White (of which 95% were non-Hispanic white[9]), 0.43% African American, 0.12% Native American, 0.61% Asian, 0.06% Pacific Islander, 0.34% from other races, and 0.61% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.37% of the population.

There were 1,791 households out of which 9.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 47.8% were married couples living together, 3.0% had a female householder with no husband present, and 48.1% were non-families. 42.9% of all households were made up of individuals and 25.5% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 1.80 and the average family size was 2.42.

In the town the population was spread out with 10.1% under the age of 18, 2.3% from 18 to 24, 16.2% from 25 to 44, 28.8% from 45 to 64, and 42.6% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 60 years. For every 100 females there were 84.9 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 79.7 males.

The median income for a household in the town was $55,263, and the median income for a family was $68,382. Males had a median income of $50,545 versus $36,842 for females. The per capita income for the town was $50,344. About 3.9% of families and 4.5% of the population were below the poverty line, including 5.7% of those under age 18 and 2.7% of those age 65 or over.

As of 2000, speakers of English as a first language accounted for 96.34% of all residents, while French made up 2.01%, Greek was at 1.00%, and Spanish accounted for 0.63% of the population.[10]

Places of interest

  • Loggerhead Marinelife Center, an ocean conservation organization and sea turtle hospital located in Juno Beach.

References

  1. ^ a b "American FactFinder".  
  2. ^ "US Board on Geographic Names".  
  3. ^ http://www.census.gov/popest/cities/tables/SUB-EST2004-04-12.xls
  4. ^ "Juno Beach". Palm Beach County Historical Society. Retrieved 30 May 2015. 
  5. ^ Kleinberg, Eliot (Sep 16, 1987). "A Town By Any Other Name". The Palm Beach Post. pp. D1. Retrieved 30 May 2015. 
  6. ^ "US Gazetteer files: 2010, 2000, and 1990".  
  7. ^ "Annual Estimates of the Resident Population for Incorporated Places: April 1, 2010 to July 1, 2014". Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  8. ^ "Census of Population and Housing". Census.gov. Retrieved June 4, 2015. 
  9. ^ "Demographics of Juno Beach, FL". MuniNetGuide.com. Retrieved 2007-11-12. 
  10. ^ "MLA Data Center Results of Juno Beach, FL".  

External links

  • Town of Juno Beach Official Website
  • Florida Place Names Origin of the name
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